Rural Broadband Task Force Kicks Off
Governor Ricketts announced the appointments of members to the Rural Broadband Task Force in July.
The Rural Broadband Task Force will meet on Monday, Feb. 25 at 1:30 at Varner Hall, 38385 Holdrege Street in Lincoln; Friday, March 29 at 9:30 at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead; and Friday, May 3 at 1:30 at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege Street in Lincoln.
Why Is Rural Broadband Important to Communities and Nebraska’s Economy?
Rural broadband availability and adoption are associated with:
- Attraction and retention of millennials
- Greater economic growth
- Attraction of new firms
- Higher household incomes
- Small business growth
Check out our broadband infographic (PDF) to learn more about rural broadband in Nebraska.